Chimpanzees, bonobos use gestures that have the same meaning

ScienceMagazine Published May 29, 2018 448 Plays

Rumble Our great ape cousins might share an ancient gestural ‘language’.

Read the story: http://scim.ag/2CN7nSN

Read the research: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2004825

Visit the Great Ape Dictionary http://greatapedictionary.ac.uk/video-resources/gesture-videos/

CREDITS

Producer
Sarah Crespi

Story by
Virginia Morrell

Citation
K. E. Graham et al.,
PLOS Biology 2018
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2004825

Story editor
Catherine Matacic

Chimpanzee footage
Catherine Hobaiter

Bonobo footage
Kirsty Graham

Icons
Kirsty Graham

Music
Chris Burns

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